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Venice Paintings by
Pat Hartman

Artists Roster

Arielle Haze

Arielle Haze views
beach art

Scott Shellstrom
Venice art

In the Old Days:
Windward Avenue

Night Scenes

Canals, Bridges


the Lagoon

Miniature Railroad

Market Street

Mecca Buffet

Scenic Railway

1921 Amusements

Cabrillo Ship Cafe'

Venice Pier

Bath House or Plunge




Ehrlich buildings
Homage to Old Venice

Chris Burden

Dale Hartman snapshots

Unpainting the Town:
lost murals

Helen K. Garber photos

Jeff Verges

Lance Diskan

Avid Brickman

Art at the Rose Cafe'

New Venice Sign

Robbie Conal

Venice-based Art

Ferus Gallery

Mario Barrios

Gary Steinborn

Earl Newman

St. Charles Mural

Spoons of Venice

Rena Small



Jack Chipman

Grace on the Water

1990, acrylic & collage on canvas on panel; 36" by 36".
from the Loss Angeles series, commemorates the loss of the Venice Lagoon and Grand Canals

My latest paintings have been described as a hybrid of hard edge and fluid abstract expressionism. I call them "rippings" because they're ripped into strips after completion and then reassembled into brand new configurations.
Some are reattached to their original stretcher frames while others are attached to wooden bars and hung on the wall at a level where the ends don't touch the floor. This concept had its origins in the 1970s, soon after graduation from art school and a move to San Francisco. At that time, artist friend Lynn Hershman, writing for Artweek, dubbed me "Jack the Ripper." .......................Jack Chipman


"I've been transferring older paintings and other art works to DVDs that were originally recorded on slides (remember them?) and came across this painting titled VENICE that I had forgotten about. It was done while I had my studio at Angels Gate Cultural Center and was traded to another artist there. It was painted in 1992 and measures 30" by 40". The collaged elements at the top include vinyl floor tiles and ceramic shards."

Much more can be seen here on Jack Chipman's own site.


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